|Candidates' Forums Scheduled for Clifton Forge & Covington|
Covington, VA (Oct. 25, 2018) - The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a local candidatesâ€™ forum on Monday, October 29th beginning at 6 p.m. at Clifton Forge Fire Department and Tuesday October 30th at 6 p.m. at Covington City Council Chambers. The public is encouraged to attend.
The forum is being sponsored by the Chamber as an effort to encourage citizens to become more involved in local government by learning about the issues and positions of each candidate. All candidates are invited to participate.
Monday October 29th 6 p.m.:
Clifton Forge Town Council
Carl Brinkley (incumbent)
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Tuesday October 30th 6 p.m.:
Covington City Council
C. J. Entsminger
Mary Ann Beirne
Robert Short, Sr.
S. Allen Tucker
The public will be allowed to submit written questions at the forum; a panel will review the questions before they are posed to the candidates. The moderator will pose the questions to the candidates and each candidate will have a limited time to respond. The moderator will be Richard Crowder.
At the end of the forum, each candidate will be given three minutes to present statements about their candidacy and explain why they are running for office and their position on various issues.
Questions may be submitted in advance by mail to the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce, 110 Mall Road, Covington, VA 24426 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions may also be submitted the night of the forum. Please call the Chamber office at (540) 962-2178 if you have any questions or need additional information.